1952 Men's Olympic Basketball

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Host: Helsinki, Finland

Date Started: July 14, 1952
Date Ended: August 2, 1952

Format: Round-robin pools advanced teams to classification matches.

Gold: United States
Silver: Soviet Union
Bronze: Uruguay

Final Standings

Final Standings Table
Rank Team W L W/L% PS/G PA/G SRS SOS Medal
1United States801.00070.350.827.98.4 Gold
2Soviet Union62.75058.553.912.57.8 Silver
3Uruguay53.62560.858.911.69.7 Bronze
4Argentina53.62575.065.416.56.9
5Chile44.50055.963.5-4.13.6
6Brazil44.50058.654.510.05.9
7Bulgaria64.60058.262.0-4.1-0.3
8France44.50058.557.50.7-0.3
9Czechoslovakia12.33353.754.711.112.1
9Egypt33.50060.565.2-15.7-11.0
9Mexico12.33357.357.00.70.4
9Philippines32.60059.460.6-0.21.0
13Canada33.50067.364.2-2.2-5.4
13Cuba24.33355.858.8-12.7-9.7
13Finland03.00049.059.3-7.33.0
13Hungary24.33350.054.8-3.21.7
17Belgium12.33357.759.7-17.6-15.6
17Greece12.33345.358.0-20.2-7.5
17Italy22.50055.352.5-16.3-19.0
20Israel02.00049.555.5-16.2-10.2
20Switzerland02.00053.564.0-21.3-10.8
20Turkey02.00041.056.5-31.5-16.0
23Romania02.00045.062.5-26.8-9.3

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